The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 207 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 69.39% 66.99% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 122 105
Median daily rate £338 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicestershire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire